HQ: Internship at Office of Director-General

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 27 April 2022
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 13 May 2022
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HQ: Internship at Office of Director-General

The Global Green Growth Institute internship program (also called \"Grow Green\" Program) provides a unique learning opportunity for students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds. The program is designed for talented and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to GGGIโ€™s operations. The program allows selected candidates to gain insight into the work of the Institute and provides assistance and training in various professional fields in a multicultural environment. We encourage qualified women and men, in particular, nationals of developing countries, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply.


We are looking for a talented individual to work with us in the Office of Director-General (ODG) to provide administrative and coordination support for the upcoming Global Green Growth Week 2022 (GGGWeek2022) events. The selected intern will be exposed to the various aspects of event management within GGGI, working closely with the GGGWeek2022 working group and other relevant stakeholders, and gain event coordination and management skills. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of knowledge products in several programmatic and non-programmatic priorities GGGI focuses on. The interaction with GGGI internal and external stakeholders across various geography will be a good learning opportunity.

The assignment will include the followings but not limited to:

Providing support to the logistical and organizational aspects of the events; Providing coordination support to engage with internal and external event stakeholders for the planning and execution of the events; Helping to update content on event website(s); Supporting with creating and uploading of social media contents related to the events, in close collaboration with GGGI Communications unit. Conducting desk research on specific topics as assigned. Supporting in the execution of the main event. Understanding any additional tasks as assigned by the supervisor, that will contribute to the learning and contribution objective of the internship.


Applicants to the GGGI internship program must at the time of application meet the following requirements:

Be enrolled in a Bachelorโ€™s (final year), Masterโ€™s or PhD program prior to internship assignment, or a recent graduate within the last 12 months. Be engaged or recently engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the Instituteโ€™s work Possess an excellent command of English.

Previous exposure to event management is an advantage; Familiarity with social media content management is desirable; Familiarity using relevant software: Microsoft Office, WordPress and any design software is desirable; Technical knowledge in website development and management is desirable; Attention to details and ability to work under pressure.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. GGGI evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience (if any); and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work. Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duration: The internship program is for at least three months and up to six months. Once selected, interns must begin your internship either prior to or within 12 months of graduation. Stipend: GGGI interns receive a monthly stipend of USD $500 per month (unless agreed to be funded by sponsoring institutions). All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns themselves or sponsoring institutions. Visa: GGGI will provide a supporting letter for visa. Interns will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas. Travel: Intern will arrange and finance their travel to the internship location. Medical Insurance: Interns must present proof of valid medical insurance to GGGI upon returning the signed internship contract. Confidentiality: Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information. Academic Credit: Interns may get academic credit from their institution of higher education for the internship. Interns need to check with their university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships. Working Hours: interns are expected to work during normal working hours. Leave should be pre-approved by the Intern Manager, and the latter should inform the Office of HR accordingly. Learning Outcomes: before completion of the internship, Intern Managers are expected to review the learning outcomes with the intern. Certificate: provided upon successful completion of the internship, upon request.

Child protection โ€“ GGGI is committed to child protection, irrespective of whether any specific area of work involves direct contact with children. GGGIโ€™s Child Protection Policy is written in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

This vacancy is archived.

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